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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical Africa, Cape Prov.

[EDGE]

Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

Conservation
Podocarpus elongatus is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -7.7, which places it in position 794 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 9.01, ranked 318. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

St.Helena

Podocarpus elongatus (Aiton) L'Hér. ex Pers. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2008 Hutchinson, J. [1008], South Africa K000289995
Jan 1, 2008 Garside, S. [1044], South Africa K000289997
Jan 1, 2008 Kerfoot, O. [5048], South Africa K000289998
Jan 1, 2008 Prior, A. [s.n.], South Africa K000289996
Dec 1, 2006 Angus, A. [828], Zambia K000287992
Dec 1, 2006 Chapman, J.D. [58], Malawi K000287965
Dec 1, 2006 Goodier, R. [168], Zimbabwe K000287980
Nov 1, 2006 Taylor, H.C. [7696], South Africa K000287852
Nov 1, 2006 Taylor, H.C. [6217], South Africa K000287854
Nov 1, 2006 Kerfoot, O. [5048], South Africa K000287853
Nov 1, 2006 Kerfoot, O. [s.n.], South Africa K000287855
Nov 1, 2006 Schlechter, F.R.R. [5652], South Africa K000287850
Nov 1, 2006 Pearson, H.H.W. [5328], South Africa K000287849
Nov 1, 2006 Burchell, W.J. [7480], South Africa K000287851
Nov 1, 2006 Goosen, R.K. [GH1256], South Africa K000287856
Taylor, H.C. [6021], South Africa 28759.000
Taylor, H.C. [6217], South Africa 29107.000
Taylor, H.C. [6021], South Africa 29339.000
Kerfoot, O., South Africa 29148.000
Kerfoot, O., South Africa 29150.000
Kerfoot, O., South Africa 29151.000
Kerfoot, O., South Africa 29152.000
Thunberg, C. P. [s.n.], South Africa K000076213 Unknown type material
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6053] Taxus elongata K001122900

First published in Syn. Pl. 2: 580 (1807)

Accepted by

  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Brown, L.C. (1982). The Flora and Fauna of St Helena: 1-88. Land Resources Development Centre, Surbiton, England.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Brown, L.C. (1982). The Flora and Fauna of St Helena: 1-88. Land Resources Development Centre, Surbiton, England.

EDGE Gymnosperms
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